Morsi slams IDF operation, sends Israel ambassador home

Click photo to download. Caption: Mohammed Morsi. Credit: Jonathan Rashad.( Slamming the Israel Defense Forces’ Operation Pillar of Defense, which came as a response to ongoing rocket fire by Hamas, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi said “Israelis must realize that this aggression is unacceptable and would only lead to instability in the region and would negatively and greatly impact the security of the region,” the Associated Press reported.

“We are in contact with the people of Gaza and with Palestinians and we stand by them until we stop the aggression and we do not accept under any circumstances the continuation of this aggression on the Strip,” Morsi said.

On Wednesday, Egypt also sent its ambassasor to Israel home due to strikes that killed Ahmed Jabari, the Hamas military chief, according to Morsi spokesman Yasser Ali.

Posted on November 15, 2012 .